Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 8th Jul 2009 05:23 UTC
Google From NYTimes: "In a post on its company blog, Google said the operating system would initially be aimed at netbooks, the compact, low-cost computers that have turned the PC world on its head. It said the open-source software, called Chrome OS, would be available in the second half of next year. Read more for a quick observation on the announcement.
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Irony
by jayson.knight on Wed 8th Jul 2009 20:04 UTC
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Does anyone else see the irony in this? MS tied a browser to its OS, and now Google is tying an OS to its browser.

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RE: Irony
by dindin on Wed 8th Jul 2009 20:54 in reply to "Irony"
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2006-03-29

I do. ;) Does this mean Google will have to provide alternate Browser support on Google Netbook platform so that customers have choice ... if this thing takes off. ;) MS said "Browser is part of the OS" and Google replied "Browser is the OS"

So will I be able to run Firefox on ChromeOS?

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